Outstretch



[out-strech] /ˌaʊtˈstrɛtʃ/

verb (used with object)
1.
to forth; extend:
to outstretch one’s hand in welcome.
2.
to out; expand:
The rising population has outstretched the city.
3.
to beyond:
His behavior outstretches my patience.
/ˌaʊtˈstrɛtʃ/
verb (transitive)
1.
to extend or expand; stretch out
2.
to stretch or extend beyond
v.

mid-14c., from out + stretch (v.). Related: Outstretched; outstretching.

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